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MadWorld Latest News - Wii

  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre:Action, Adventure
  • Developer: PlatinumGames
  • Release Date:Mar 11, 2009
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore,Drug Reference,Intense Violence,Mature Humor,Sexual Themes,Strong Language)
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Game Description:Varrigan City has been taken over by a terrorist group known as the Organizers, and they've enslaved the population to play a twisted game they call Death Watch. There is only one rule in Death Watch: Kill or be killed. Step into the shoes of Jack, an unknown participant in these games, who may become an unlikely hero for the city. Make full use of the Wii's motion controls to deliver over the top finishing moves using anything and everything in the graphic-novel-style playing field. Of course, what game show would be complete without hilarious color commentary, a running scoreboard, and kill highlights? Let the games begin!
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MadWorld News

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  • Sega: MadWorld Was A "Mismatch" For Wii Audience

    MadWorld was a deeply flawed game, but one I enjoyed immensely. Sega pushed MadWorld onto Wii back when publishers believed the wide audience for Wii games meant there was a gaping hole in games for mature audiences. That theory did no favors for MadWorld, resulting in a disappointing sales launch, which Sega now attributes to an audience...

    Posted April 6, 2010

    Sega: MadWorld Was A "Mismatch" For Wii Audience
  • MadWorld Director Pulling For A Sequel

    Despite demonstrating the weak financial prospects of the mature Wii game market, MadWorld caught many people's attention, for some rather obvious reasons. And while the market for ultra-stylized, over-the-top violent and gory Wii games has yet to hit its commercial stride, director Shigenori Nishikawa is pulling for a sequel somewhere down the...

    Posted January 11, 2010

    MadWorld Director Pulling For A Sequel
  • Sega: Bayonetta Won't Suffer The Same Sales Fate As MadWorld

    From its inception, Platinum Games declared its games were being engineered with worldwide appeal. MadWorld struggled to find an audience earlier this year for reasons Sega hasn't yet figured out, according to recently appointed Sega president and COO Mike Hayes. But Hayes doesn't believe Platinum Games' next release, the hyperkinetic Bayonetta...

    Posted August 19, 2009

    Sega: Bayonetta Won't Suffer The Same Sales Fate As MadWorld
  • Nintendo 'Not Sure' About Poor Sales For The Conduit, MadWorld

    Mature content's had a tough time sales wise on Nintendo's platforms, despite promising attempts by some of the best developers and publishers in the business. The Conduit was the latest victim, preceded by MadWorld and Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. Wired recently spoke with Nintendo of America's VP of corporate affaird Denise Kaigler, who...

    Posted July 28, 2009

    Nintendo 'Not Sure' About Poor Sales For The Conduit, MadWorld
  • Capcom's Masachika Kawata Sees Bright Future For Mature Wii Games, As Long As They Have 'Resident Evil' In The Title

    It’s a question as old as time itself: Should developers spend their valuable time designing mature titles for the Wii? Now before you go spouting off your opinion, Capcom’s Masachika Kawata has some thoughts on the matter. Kawata tells Kotaku that the poor sales numbers for Sega’s ultra-violent splatterfest MadWorld are...

    Posted May 1, 2009| 17 Comments

    Capcom's Masachika Kawata Sees Bright Future For Mature Wii Games, As Long As They Have 'Resident Evil' In The Title
  • Sega's 'MadWorld' Sells Only 66,000 In March 2009 According To NPD Group

    Watch Larger Version of this Video According to NPD Group, Sega's MadWorld sold 66,000 units in March 2009. While a new franchise on a console that's geared towards a mainstream audience should have tempered expectations, the numbers are shockingly low. The game was well reviewed and developed by a supremely talented studio (Platinum Games)...

    Posted April 17, 2009| 69 Comments

    Sega's 'MadWorld' Sells Only 66,000 In March 2009 According To NPD Group
  • id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead Wary Of Developing And Publishing For Wii

    Numerous third-party developers and publishers are wary about creating and publishing games for Nintendo Wii. As with previous Nintendo platforms, the majority of successful games are first-party offerings and, in general, it's difficult for third-party titles to thrive in a similar fashion. Todd Hollenshead, CEO of id Software, isn't feeling...

    Posted April 13, 2009| 24 Comments

    id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead Wary Of Developing And Publishing For Wii
  • 'MadWorld' DeathWatch Blooper Reel

    Now that MadWorld is available for purchase, it's time for SEGA to release a blooper reel from their ESPN-esque "DeathWatch" trailer campaign. Check out everything that went wrong during the filming of all of those MadWorld trailers. More companies should release bloopers like this. Who doesn't love a good gag reel? Watch...

    Posted March 13, 2009| 4 Comments

    'MadWorld' DeathWatch Blooper Reel
  • 'MadWorld' Review

    MadWorld, the new black and white Wii exclusive you've been hearing a lot about, hits shelves today. We all know it's very violent, but is there any substance to back it up? To find out, click here and check out our full review of the game. Here's an excerpt: "Only fifty thousand more points to go till the Blood Bath Challenge, but this...

    Posted March 10, 2009| 7 Comments

    'MadWorld' Review
  • First 15 Minutes of 'MadWorld'

    MadWorld was released today for the Wii and we've got the first 15 minutes on video for those of you curious about how much violence to expect. Did you pick up SEGA's MadWorld? What do you think so far? Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted March 10, 2009| 12 Comments

    First 15 Minutes of 'MadWorld'
  • The National Institute On Media And The Family Goes After Nintendo For 'MadWorld'

    Watch Larger Version of this Video The National Institute on Media and the Family (NIMF) is coming down hard on Nintendo over MadWorld. According to IGN, NIMF president Dr. David Walsh: "The release of MadWorld for the Wii brings violent videogames to a once family-friendly platform. In the past, the Wii has successfully sold itself as...

    Posted March 10, 2009| 61 Comments

    The National Institute On Media And The Family Goes After Nintendo For 'MadWorld'
  • 'MadWorld' Direct-Feed Walkthrough

    SEGAS's Senior Producer of Localization Patrick Riley, takes us through a direct-feed walk-through of the black and white bloodfest MadWorld for the Wii. Check out the video which features the combo-kills mechanics, bloodbath challenges and mini-boss fights. The new wave of mature games on the Nintendo's traditionally kid-friendly platform gets...

    Posted March 2, 2009| 12 Comments

    'MadWorld' Direct-Feed Walkthrough
  • 'MadWorld' Death Watch Trailer: Big Bosses From Lil' Asiantown

    SEGA's MadWorld profiles some of the boss encounters you'll be facing in your black and white bloodfest on the Wii. Of course, you'll need to best the obligatory Asian femme fatale from none other than the "Asiantown" location...Yep. Oy. Look for more carnage in waggle-form when MadWorld launches March 10 on the Wii. MadWorld Death...

    Posted February 26, 2009| 3 Comments

    'MadWorld' Death Watch Trailer: Big Bosses From Lil' Asiantown
  • 'MadWorld' Gameplay Trailer: Waggles Death to Your Wii

    Sega keeps the bad ass mature game atmosphere rolling right along with the latest trailer for the Platinum Games-developed MadWorld for the Wii. This latest vid features more gameplay with a proportionate amount of chainsaw-action. Enjoy. MadWorld heads to the Wii March 10th. MadWorld Gameplay Trailer Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted February 9, 2009| 10 Comments

    'MadWorld' Gameplay Trailer: Waggles Death to Your Wii
  • 'MadWorld' Impressions From NY Comic Con 2009: Bloody Wiimote Madness!

    Sega had its latest build of MadWorld at the NYC Comic Con show floor. It's looking (and playing) tight. Gamers play as Jack, just your every day mechanic with a chainsaw built into his right arm. He's trapped in a psycho game show called Death Watch, where the goal is basically to avoid becoming that guy that gets impaled, split in half or...

    Posted February 8, 2009| 18 Comments

    'MadWorld' Impressions From NY Comic Con 2009: Bloody Wiimote Madness!
  • Holiday Buyers Guide 2009: Top Wii Games

    Posted: November 24, 2009

    8,407 Views | 02:18

  • G-Phoria '09: Most Original Game

    Posted: August 5, 2009

    5,616 Views | 02:04

  • Discussion: Host Favorites of '09

    Posted: July 23, 2009

    3,327 Views | 02:25

  • Sessler on MadWorld

    Posted: April 6, 2009

    3,265 Views | 04:27 | 1 Comment

  • MadWorld Blooper Reel #2

    Posted: March 23, 2009

    537 Views | 01:40 | 1 Comment

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